CloudRain turns your garden smart

CloudRain Wants to Take the Smart Home Outside and Into Your Garden

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

If you’re like me and aren’t anywhere close to having a green thumb, gardening is the last thing you want to think about. But a startup based in Dusseldorf, Germany is hoping that their new CloudRain system can change our minds by expanding the growing smart home trend outside and …

Sources: CloudRain

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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The Cube

The Cube is a German-Engineered Solution to Your Messy Kitchen Sink

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Do you have a wet sponge sitting in your kitchen sink right now? Perhaps it’s next to the dishwashing soap bottle on the counter. If you use your kitchen on a daily basis like myself, what to do with the wet cleaning tools is a problem you have most likely …

Sources: Cube (Kickstarter)

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Seize the Bean

Seize the Bean Has Players Building Coffee Empires in Berlin

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

The Germans have become unbeatable leaders in the tabletop games market in recent years, pushing the creative boundaries to take seemingly simple concepts and turn them into elaborate games that have players continuously coming back to become masters at it. And now a new game from Germany that is about to hit …

Sources: Seize the Bean

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Lingotopia

Lingotopia is a Game with a New Approach to Learning Language

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Looking to learn German but find yourself discouraged with the current apps and tools to do it at home? Berlin game designer Tristan Dahl understands the frustration and has come up with an innovative new way to hopefully bring you one step closer to fluency with the language learning game Lingotopia. …

Sources: Lingotopia

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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dadamachine automat toolkit

Dadamachine Drumkit Makes Music Robots Accessible to Everyone

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

We have highlighted several technologically talented musicians from Germany on this site, and while the setups to make robotic music can seem out of reach for our musically talented readers, a new startup out of Berlin is hoping to take some of the guesswork out of it with the Dadamachine Automat Toolkit. The plug …

Sources: Dadamachine

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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The Book That Teaches Your Child German Through A Story

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

A recent Kickstarter campaign is aiming to help children learn a new language “in the most enjoyable way possible” with a book that starts in English and gradually changes into a different language, and thanks to the support of the Goethe Insitut, the book is being made into German. Learning …

Sources: Kickstarter

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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German Robot Band Seeks Lead Singer on Kickstarter

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Compressorhead is not your ordinary rock band, as the group from Germany is 100% robot, but as the band looks to make its first album, they realized they are missing a lead singer and are hoping to fill the mechanical void by looking to Kickstarter. The trio of human artists from …

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Kickstarter Opens Up For Business In Germany on May 12

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Kickstarter, the world’s largest crowd funding platform for creative projects and inventions, is about to tap into Europe’s largest economy when it goes live in Germany on May 12. Last November, Kickstarter expanded into Ireland, Sweden, Denmark and Norway, but the American-based company has higher expectations for its entry into the German …

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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2013 NYC Steuben Parade Looks For Support on Kickstarter To Bring Broadcast to DVD

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

The New York City Steuben Parade offers great visibility for those participating every year, as the parade is broadcast live throughout the New York area on PBS.  While that is great visibility in itself, the Steuben Parade committee in New York recognizes that others around the country and the world …

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Lernstift Smart Pen Hopes To Improve Writing Skills By Vibrating When You Make A Mistake

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

At first it sounded a little over the top, but the Lernstift, which translates to Learning Pen, is actually a clever piece of technology.  Two Munich inventors, Falk & Daniel, have created a Kickstarter page for their smart pen that picks up on spelling mistakes and sloppy writing and points …

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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